Thankfully, you don't need fancy dining halls or a college degree to have a good life or get a good job.
Plus: A listener inquires about the potential positive effects of ranked-choice voting reforms.
The former Cheers producer explains why the studios are failing, the writers and actors are missing the big picture, and creators fear their audience.
The assault on Mount Carmel was meant to bolster the ATF's reputation. It failed.
Between A.I. and TikTok, the actors and writers will be returning to a changed industry.
A supposedly sacred duty devolves into much ado about ordering lunch.
Farewell to the senator's son who pioneered a TV genre, helped create the Christian right, ran for president, and earned the grudging respect of Abbie Hoffman
The show's final season boldly declared that success requires putting yourself first and accepting the trade-offs.
The old guard titans might have been monsters. But, the HBO series warns, the young wannabes vying for power might be even worse.
Asset forfeiture isn't funny—but what if it involves tripping bunnies and psychedelic mushrooms?
Knives Out director Rian Johnson offers a twisted vision of the American economy as one populated by makers and moochers.
Enjoy a special video episode recorded live from New York City’s illustrious Comedy Cellar at the Village Underground.
Their last strike previewed the struggles of the streaming era. This one might be giving us an early taste of the age of artificial intelligence.
Human bonds transcend ideology in the HBO series.
For perhaps the first time in television history, one character describes another as a "paleolibertarian" and "practically an anarcho-capitalist." But the terms don't fit.
In one sequence, the Jerry Seinfeld stand-in stood onstage at a comedy club for minutes without saying a word.
Companies make decisions all the time, some of them regrettable and unfortunate, that shouldn't be any of the government's business.
The HBO series features what Ayn Rand would call "second-handers."
Today's Star Wars fulfills the promise of the late '90s internet.
Election betting markets are often more reliable than pundits. Did the site steal user funds? No. Did they lie to people? No. Harm anyone? No.
Stellantis, one of the largest automakers on the planet with billions in cash on hand, got a generous handout from the state of Indiana for choosing to build its battery manufacturing plant there.
The lightly fictionalized historical drama shows that it’s hard for staid institutions to grow and change with the times, especially when they aren’t forced to.
The first episode paints an enslaver, plantation master, and Royalist autocrat as a leading and even celebrated agent of emancipation.
Elves need not apply.
It's the story of a distant future where rich denizens meddle in the affairs of the past.
C-SPAN has shown House proceedings since 1979 but only what the House chooses to let it show. That needs to change.
Falwell and his wife engaged in extramarital trysts with a younger man and introduced him to powerful friends, such as future president Donald Trump.
"When it comes to problems happening in America, [the NBA is] the first organization saying, 'This is wrong,'" says the former professional basketball player. But then they're silent for victims of torture.
A slew of recent research suggests parents should relax a bit about screen time.
For the first time, The Great British Baking Show's three best bakers are immigrants to the U.K.
Star Wars remains an epic tale of good vs. evil, but underneath the myth are ordinary human motivations.
Priscilla Villarreal found herself in a jail cell for publishing two routine stories. A federal court still can't decide what to do about that.
Reflexive opposition to the 45th president was terrible for Covid policy and basic ethics.
Over time, betting has been a better predictor than polls, pundits, statistical models, and everything else.
Who doesn't want Rhaenyra to go full Targaryen?
The black market for drugs empowers bad actors while imposing serious burdens on innocents.